Today we have a special song to stream for you: Urgehal‘s – The Iron Children from the upcoming and last chapter Aeons in Sodom. The Norwegian black metal formation will dedicate their last epos to founding member Trondr Nefas, who passed away in May 2012. Half of the material on ‘Aeons in Sodom’ was written […]
When a previous record of a band is close to perfection in your opinion, the follow-up has some high expectations to live up to. This was the case with the previous record of the progressive Norwegian metal band Borknagar and their upcoming release: Winter Thrice. The enthralling effort Urd ended up high on the year […]
Photo: Jarle Hovda Moe www.jarlehm.com I don’t think there’s one metalhead, worldwide, who doesn’t regard Norway as one of the metal capitals worldwide. Much of the extreme musics’ history, owes a major debt to the Norwegian scene, that during the years has produced a really big pile of now world-famous names. It’s not a metal […]
The Norwegian black metal formation Tsjuder have a new album out, called Antiliv. Treat yourself to a trademark effort from this band: a hellish assault with a rhythmic edge that will get your head bobbing in instant. Antiliv is exactly the kind of album you need while the days are getting shorter.. Read all!
21.08.2015 – During Midgardsblot, Metal-Exposure talked with Sina Winter from From The Vastland. The Iranian black metal musician had to leave his country to make his dream of playing music live come true. “I think most of the families, even if they are not religous, are against this kind of music, because of the propaganda. […]
Imagine sitting in this beautiful hall, decorated with carvings lighted by candlelight, smelling furs, wood and fire, and being captivated by a performing skald. This was just one of the highlights that the Norwegian festival Midgardsblot offered their visitors. The festival featured (some of) the best bands of extreme metal – Ihshan, Solefald, Kampfar, 1349, […]
In a week our everlasting quest for finding and experiencing the best metal festivals across the world will take us to Norway. Yes, the motherland of black metal where the air is filled with the scent of bvrned churches and where you will have to sell your kidney to pay for a beer. So outfitted […]
New festivals are sprouting like mushrooms all over Europe. Yet Midgardsblot in Norway has a very special touch. The festival will be held in the park of Borre, where the mighty rulers of the Norwegian Vikings lived, feasted, and were laid to rest. Metal-Exposure spoke with main organiser Runa Strindin about how the festival came […]
Trondheim-based black/death metallers Katechon recently released their sophomore full-length Coronation. On this record, the Norwegians demonstrate excellent skill in combining destructive, yet sometimes catchy death metal oriented drums with ferocious, atonal raw black metal elements.. Read all!
Einherjer’s comeback album Norrøn (2011) was received with mixed reviews. Now, the Norwegian warriors are back with Av Oss, For Oss. This sixth full-length marks the fusion of Einherjers past and the band’s forthcoming musical path.. Read all!